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United States. Patent Office.
Goddard, Robert Hutchings, 1882-1945.
Dates:
1914-1956
Size:
2 volumes ((various pagings), ill., 29 cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-RR.TL513.G57
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
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Creators:
Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company
Dates:
1906-1947
Size:
9 cubic feet (18 document boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.1987.0029
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The years before World War I were spent in patent litigation for aviation pioneers Glenn Curtiss and Orville and Wilbur Wright.

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Creators:
United States. Patent Office.
Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences (U.S.). Aeronautical Archives
Landauer, Bella Clara, 1874-
Dates:
1844-1906
Size:
4 volumes (ill., 29 cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-RR.TL513.U57u
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
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Creators:
Woodard, William E., 1873-1942 (inventor)
Dates:
1909 - 1949
Size:
3.3 cubic feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0125
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of United States, Canadian, Mexican and other foreign patents issued to William E. Woodard from 1909 to 1949. The patents are for Woodard's developments in steam and electric locomotive design.

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Creators:
Dodge, W.C.
Clark, Alexander Melville
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
1877
Size:
0.15 cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1017
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A British patent issued to Alexander Melville Clark for an improved process for preventing the accumulation of carbon in retorts used for the distillation of carbureted hydrogen. There is a wax seal attached to the end of the patent.

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Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969
Dates:
1850-1936
Size:
4.68 cubic feet (consisting of 10 boxes, 3 folders, 5 oversize folders, 1 map case folder. )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Patents
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Patents forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
National Portrait Gallery, Office of the Deputy Director
Dates:
2003-2006
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-107
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and/or maintained by Carolyn Kinder Carr, Deputy Director, in regards to the Patent Office Building renovation and enhancement. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, meeting minutes, committee recommendations, planning documents, surveys, notes, picture postcards, and black-and-white slides.

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Booth, Franklin, 1874-1948 (bookplate designer)
Moses, Raphael Jacob, 1844-1909
Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences (U.S.)
National Aeronautic Association (U.S.)
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Dates:
1897-1906
Size:
1 volume ((various pagings), ill., 29 cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-RR.TL513.U572
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
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Cooper, Madison, 1868-1946
Madison Cooper Company (Watertown, N.Y.)
Dates:
1900-1963
Size:
0.25 cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1054
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Madison Cooper was an inventor and manufacturer of refrigerating systems in the early twentieth century. Cooper received several patents for his refrigeration inventions, including several refrigerating apparatuses, an air-circulating system, a process for preventing the formation of frost on refrigerating surfaces and a refrigeration train car. The collection spans 1900-1963 and includes his United States and foreign patents, his publications related to refrigeration, and a few documents and photographs related to Cooper and the Madison Cooper Company.

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Creators:
Ewin, James Lithgow (inventor)
Dates:
1873, 1874, 1879.
Size:
1 cubic foot (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0051
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection includes an English patent paper #2126 for improved vulcanizable water-proof gum, 1873, to Benjamin Joseph Barnard Mills; a U.S. patent paper #151,109 for improvement in the art of manufacturing horseshoes, 1874; and an English patent paper #1194 for improvement in street-lighting apparatus.

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